Freelance External Supervisors (London and surrounding areas)

School-Home Support is a dynamic charity with proven impact. For over 30 years it has been working with children and young people struggling to stay in school due to a wide range of complex family issues. We get children and young people back into school ready to learn, whatever it takes.

Freelance External Supervisors (London and surrounding areas)

Ability to travel and access to a car is desirable.

Hours & Location – Flexible hours, with delivery of External Supervision sessions at schools (and other settings) across London and surrounding areas, as well as occasional attendance at the SHS office (Stratford, East London) for meetings.

Please note that successful candidates are not guaranteed work straight away, as we are currently expanding the service and looking to build up a pool of supervisors.

Salary – up to £25 per hour depending on experience.

About the role

Our External Supervision sessions are delivered on a 1-1 or small group basis and focus on caseload support and best practice guidance for staff in a variety of roles such as Heads of Year, Family Support Workers, Designated Safeguarding Leads, and Inclusion Managers. Sessions are usually 1.5hrs duration and delivered monthly or half-termly throughout the academic year.

External Supervisors are responsible for delivery of sessions, writing up a summary of session focus and agreed actions, and maintaining communications with SHS and any relevant partners. Performance and impact of supervision sessions are monitored by SHS through regular feedback and those receiving supervision.

Applicants should have previous experience of delivering supervision to staff in settings which involve children and families.  They will need to be occupationally competent and knowledgeable in working in the Education or Social Care sector.

To apply, please submit your CV to – please ensure you indicate your preferred working hours or days of availability in the covering email with your CV.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 26 January 2020

Interviews: TBC (at SHS Central Office)


School-Home Support​ ​takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that our safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Our safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances. This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.